HNR Workshop 2015 in Bochum – a review

Several visualisations from the HNR Workshop 2015

Several visualisations from the HNR Workshop 2015

“To mine and to tie – Text mining and network analysis for historians”

This was the title of the 9th Historical Network Research Workshop, which took place at Ruhr-University Bochum, organized by the SeNeReKo team. More than 40 participants to the Ruhr Area to take part in programming introductions and other workshops, to listen to speeches by their colleagues from different research fields, having a network speed dating, and discussing lively, but in relaxed atmosphere the past, present and future of network research and Digital Humanities.

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Gods, Graves and Graphs – About the Project (in English)

Not all of our readers know our homepage at the CERES institute at Ruhr University Bochum – which is available in English in large parts – and not all know the German language. Therefore, we give you a short introduction in English to what the SeNeReKo Project is about. (The German version was our first post on this blog.)

SeNeReKo is a joint research project of the Center for Religious Studies (CERES) at Ruhr University Bochum and the Trier Center for Digital Humanities (TCDH). Through collaboration of humanities, social sciences and computer science, new methods for analyzing historical religious resources will be developed. This “digital humanities” project builds on previous efforts of digitization and encoding of historical corpora. The project aims to enable the utilization of digital resources and new methodological approaches currently available for use in religious studies. Weiterlesen